Video Clips from Movement Research at the Judson Church, January 23, 2012

Video Clips from Movement Research at the Judson Church, January 23, 2012.

Featuring works by Thomas Hauert, Leslie Cuyjet, Katie Workum.

Improvised dance
by Thomas Hauert

Thanks to Angels Margarit, Joan Saura and Scott Heron

After his studies at the Rotterdam Dance Academy, Thomas Hauert (Swiss based in Brussels/Belgium) worked as a performer with Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker, Gonnie Heggen, David Zambrano and Pierre Droulers. Since 1998 he has been creating dance pieces (e.g. Cows in Space, Verosimile, Modify, Walking Oscar and Accords) with his own Brussels-based company ZOO ( Their work has been shown in theaters and festivals all over the world. He has also choreographed pieces for Danças Na Cidade in Maputo/Mozambique, students of PARTS in Brussels and the Laban Center in London and is regularly teaching at PARTS as well as in many other places.

Choreographed and performed
by Leslie Cuyjet

Leslie Cuyjet is a performer and choreographer based in Brooklyn, New York. After earning her B.F.A. at the University of Illinois in 2003, Leslie relocated to New York where she has performed with the Bessie Award-winning companies of Jane Comfort, Meredith Monk, David Gordon and the Pick Up Company, Tere O’Connor, Cynthia Oliver, as well as Hilary Easton, Vanessa Walters, and Niall Noel Jones.  She has also performed in many independent projects ranging from installation performance art to pop music videos. She is one of the founding members of Happydog, a performance company that practices a model of virtual collaboration across state and artistic disciplinary lines. Her work with and outside of Happydog has shown in Brooklyn, New Orleans, Louisville, San Fransisco, and Chicago

Molly Lieber, Marilyn Maywald, Weena Pauly and Katy Pyle
Sound by Jonathon Pratt
This is a work in progress excerpt. The evening length will premiere April 18-21, 2012 at The Chocolate Factory.

Katie Workum has been making dances for a long while now, all over NYC and beyond. Take a look at Katie has been researching The American Transcendentalists, Luisa May Alcott, Little Women, and Bronson Alcott’s commune Fruitlands for this piece. She would like to acknowledge the dancers and their enormous creative dancerly contributions.

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